Furnace Articles

What Is a Dual Fuel Heating System?

February 15, 2024
What Is a Dual Fuel Heating System? Women looking at device with serious expression.

So, you’re thinking about upgrading your Pennsylvania heating and cooling system. Have you ever heard of dual fuel? 

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

December 20, 2022
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Our team at Link Service Heating & Cooling wants to help you be prepared by providing the following furnace maintenance tips.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

November 15, 2022
Image of someone working on a furnace. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Altoona homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

February 28, 2022
How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

Our professionals at Link Service Heating & Cooling encourage you to understand how your gas furnace works so you can spot any potential problems in your Ebensburg home’s heating system. 

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

February 15, 2022
Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

You have just inspected your air filter, only to find it is sopping wet! Thoughts begin to race through your head, and you ask yourself, Is my furnace breaking down? or Is this going to be expensive to repair? Fortunately, there is no need for panic. 

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 23, 2022
Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most?

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 15, 2021
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Once the cooler weather hits here in Altoona this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Link Service Heating & Cooling. 

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 16, 2021
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The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

November 13, 2020
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Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 18, 2020
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As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Johnstown you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

March 6, 2020
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If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Link Service HVAC would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics for you.

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What Is AFUE?

January 30, 2020
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Aan electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, , letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Pennsylvania home and how much fuel is wasted.

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